Donaldson Mountain

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Donaldson Mountain
Mt Emmons and Mt Donaldson NY.jpg
Donaldson Mt. (R) seen from Seward Mt.
Elevation 4,108 ft (1,252 m) NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 138 ft (42 m)[1]
Listing Adirondack High Peaks
Location
Location Franklin County, New York
Range Seward Mountains
Coordinates 44°09′14″N 74°12′40″W / 44.1539471°N 74.2109910°W / 44.1539471; -74.2109910Coordinates: 44°09′14″N 74°12′40″W / 44.1539471°N 74.2109910°W / 44.1539471; -74.2109910[2]
Topo map USGS Ampersand Lake

Donaldson Mountain is a mountain located in Franklin County, New York, named in 1924 after Alfred Lee Donaldson (1866–1923), author of A History of the Adirondacks. The mountain is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Donaldson Mtn. is flanked to the northeast by Seward Mountain, and to the south by Mount Emmons.

Donaldson Mountain stands within the watershed of the Raquette River, which drains into the Saint Lawrence River in Canada, and into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The southeast side of Donaldson Mt. drains into Seward Brook, thence into the Cold River, a tributary of the Raquette River. The southwest end of Donaldson Mt. drains into Boulder Brook, thence into the Cold River. The northwest side of Donaldson drains into Calkins Brook, thence into the Raquette River.

Donaldson Mountain is within the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack State Park.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Donaldson Mountain, New York". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Donaldson Mountain". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 

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